Friday late mail: Round 24
The late team changes and injury news and rumours heading into the weekend's NRL games.
Rabbitohs: Sam Burgess is out after struggling with a rib injury in recent weeks, with Zane Musgrove to start at prop.
Warriors: Jazz Tevaga replaces Nathanial Roache at hooker. Kieran Foran will return as named with Charlie Gubb replacing the suspended Ben Matulino on the bench.
Broncos: No changes expected, with David Mead and Tom Opcaic dropping off the extended bench. Ben Hunt has been cleared to play after a training mishap earlier in the week. Expect Sam Thaiday to reprise his role at hooker for the first 20 minutes before Hunt switches in.
Dragons: Nene Macdonald is out with a knee injury and Tyson Frizell is in doubt with an ankle injury. Luciano Leilua drops out of the extended squad. There could be more late changes.
Knights: No late changes expected.
Storm: Cameron Munster has been named to play after missing the last couple of weeks through injury, but he is expected to play. Cooper Cronk has been ruled out with Jahrome Hughes added to the starting 17.
Roosters: No changes expected.
Wests Tigers: No changes expected.
Cowboys: Lachlan Coote still needs to pass a fitness test, as does Te Maire Martin who missed last week's game. Michael Morgan has passed a concussion test and is expected to play.
Sharks: Jayden Brailey could be a late inclusion.
Raiders: No changes expected at this stage.
Panthers: No changes expected at this stage.
Bulldogs: No changes expected at this stage.
Sea Eagles: No changes expected at this stage.